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Valdosta City Council meeting agenda for March 6

AGENDA

REGULAR MEETING OF THE VALDOSTA CITY COUNCIL

5:30 P.M. THURSDAY, MARCH 6, 2008

COUNCIL CHAMBERS, CITY HALL





1. Opening Ceremonies



a) Call to Order

b) Invocation

c) Pledge of Allegiance to the American Flag



2. Awards and Presentations



a) Consideration of the March, 2008 Employee of the Month Award (Vernotis Williams, Police Department).



3. Consideration of the approval of the minutes of the February 21, 2008 regular meeting of the Valdosta City Council.



4. Citizens to Be Heard



5. Public Hearings



a) Consideration of an ordinance to rezone 3.5 acres from Multi-Family Residential (R-6) with conditions to Multi-Family Residential (R-6) without conditions as requested by Jim Jamison for NGL Investments, LLC (File No. VA-2008-05). The property is located at 2125 Houston Avenue. The Planning Commission reviewed this at their February regular meeting and found the request inconsistent with the Standards for Exercise of Zoning Powers and the Comprehensive Plan and recommended denial (5-4 vote).



b) Consideration of an ordinance to rezone .645 acres from Single-Family Residential (R-10) to Residential-Professional (R-P) as requested by Evan Miller (File No. VA-2008-06). The property is located at 8 University Place. The Planning Commission reviewed this at their February regular meeting and found the request consistent with the Comprehensive Plan and recommended approval with the following conditions (7-1 vote): (1) Only the triangular parking area be rezoned to R-P, (2) Any lighting must be directed downward and away from the adjacent residences, (3) Within one month, the applicant submits and exempt plat depicting the revised property lines, (4) The parking area is constructed out of porous materials, and (5) No access occurs from University Place.



c) Consideration of an ordinance to rezone .36 acres from Single-Family Residential (R-10) to Residential-Professional (R-P) as requested by Wellness Concepts, LLC (File No. VA-2008-07). The property is located at 428 University Drive. The Planning Commission reviewed this at their February regular meeting and found the request inconsistent with the Comprehensive Plan and recommended denial (8-0 vote). The applicant has withdrawn the request.





6. Ordinances and Resolutions



a) Consideration of a resolution for the Georgia Land Conservation Program Grant Application.



7. Bids, Contracts, Agreements, and Expenditures



a) Consideration of bids for three Lodal Refuse Trucks for the Public Works Department.



8. Local Funding and Requests



a) Consideration of a request to approve sponsorship of a table at the 100 Black Men Annual Black Tie Gala.



9. City Manager’s Report



10. Council Comments



11. Adjournment

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